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June 5th, 2018 - 1:30 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Fox News caught faking Philadelphia Eagles “protests” that never happened

“Fox News apologized Tuesday after receiving a torrent of criticism over the network’s use of photos of various players for the Philadelphia Eagles kneeling in prayer, creating the misleading impression that they were demonstrating during the national anthem.” — CNN A Fox New[...]

May 28th, 2018 - 10:30 am § in Donald Trump, Religion

Farrakhan Endorses Trump

Mr. Trump is destroying every enemy that was an enemy of our rise. Who is the enemy of our rise? Is it the Department of Justice where we get none? Is it Congress where you make a law that favors us and then you turn around and destroy it? https://t.co/iK8VMI667b pic.twitter.com/Byk0Px2Avo — MIN[...]

May 21st, 2018 - 10:53 am § in Repugnants

Border agent detains U.S. citizens for speaking Spanish

The ACLU may take legal action on behalf of two women, both American citizens, who went to a convenience store to buy milk and eggs in a Montana town near the Canadian border and were stopped by a Border Patrol agent who overheard them conversing in Spanish. The women are Mexican-American, and bilin[...]

May 18th, 2018 - 10:35 am § in Misc.

RACISM and REPARATIONS

Woman with slave girl in the mid 19th century, New Orleans.http://www.burnsarchive.com/ Should the U.S. provide reparations for slavery and Jim Crow? Carlton Mark Waterhouse, Indiana University More than 150 years of scholarship and activism hasn’t brought us any closer to consensus.[...]

May 16th, 2018 - 2:41 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

Lawyer who advertises in Spanish yells “speak English!” at deli workers

Read story here. View his website here.[...]

May 9th, 2018 - 11:12 am § in Donald Trump, Repugnants

Guilty.

One of Trump’s “fine” people — “A Maryland man who identified himself as an imperial wizard in the Ku Klux Klan was found guilty Tuesday of firing a gun during the violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year.” Read story here.  [...]

May 9th, 2018 - 12:09 am § in Buchenwald, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Neofacism: Trump and Farrakhan to Meet

Farrakhan will be the first Black leader invited to speak to Trump with a real organization and some clear agenda items. If critics believe Farrakhan is a bigger issue than Steve Bannon and those Neo Nazis working in the white house they are blind to their own racism.  I don’t know of any Jew[...]

April 27th, 2018 - 1:25 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

OUTRAGEOUS!!!

An Arizona legislator used the “N” word. Two black legislators criticized her. They were reprimanded. She wasn’t. Read story here. Photo: Arizona Rep. Maria Syms, a lawyer, quoted a rap lyric containing the “N” word in an article attacking “liberal” teachers[...]

April 18th, 2018 - 3:44 pm § in Politics, Repugnants

GOP legislators punish Memphis for removing symbols of rebellion, slavery, racism, and lynchings.

“Hateful, unkind, un-Christian, and unfair,” is how Memphis legislators describe a bill passed by Tennessee’s GOP-majority legislature stripping funding from the city’s upcoming bicentennial celebration in retaliation for removing statues of Jefferson Davis and Nathan Bedford[...]